Category: Work <p>Work</p>

A little while ago, we were talking in the office about an app called “Sleep Cycle” for the iPhone. The way it works is that you put it beside (not under) your pillow, and then it uses the accelerometers and…

I’m at my desk. Desk is the work place. Desk is the plastic coated MDF that brings eventual wage slip. I will face my desk. I will permit the work to pass over me and though me. When the deadlines…

So, my first new project for Skimbit has launched in the form of Good.ly, which is a URL shortening service (and what a great time to launch one) with a twist. The twist being that clicking on a link to…

Merry Birthday, Happy New President, Seasons 2009ings. Etc. One of my resolutions was to get this updated more, which is slowly failing. Mostly because at some point in the last year I broke Epistula’s admin interface (It was a choice…

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Today, I went to the Future of Mobile conferency thing in Kensington. This happens to be the very first industry thing I’ve been to where the company I work for has had a major showing, and a major showing we…

I should have posted this a while ago, but anyway. This year I am not doing Nanowrimo. Writing an entire novel in november seems too much like hard work. I am doing something that will make me look equally silly,…

Most of what I’m doing right now is working, and due to the nature of my working, it’s dull. I’m mostly writing unit tests. And because it’s work, it’s occasionally awesome and fun, challanging and occasionally frustrating. We are, however,…

trutap, the startup who employ me, are looking for PHP webdevs and Perl devs. Details of the perl positions are on the site, PHP stuff will be up soonish. If you want more details, talk to nicholas at trutap dot…